Crocus sativus (saffron crocus)
This fragrant Autumn flowering crocus has been grown for the expensive spice Saffron in Britain for centuries. Its a delightful late flowering crocus with an added potential bonus of harvesting the spice.
Flower Colour: Purple
Flowering Time: September/November
Planting time: Autumn
Soil type: Well drained/moist
Planting depth: 5cm/2"
Sold as: Bulb